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>> kind of, yeah. >> give me a high-5. your weather and traffic ahead. >> the news at 5:00 starts now. breaking news right now at 5:00. two american swimmers detained in rio. the olympians pulled off a plane at questions swirl about their reports of an armed robbery. >> warning signs posted in the back bay. the concerns this morning about a peeping tom in the area. >> and breaking overnight, two tractor-trailers crash on the mass pike. one person rushed to the hospit injuries. we have the latest from the scene. 0. good morning to you. it is 5:00 right now. thanks so much for joining us. >> thanks for joining us this morning. it is thursday, august 18th. let's get a check of your forecast with danielle. early wake-up call this morning with the full moon out there. >> had to get this picture in. wasn't it beautiful last night.
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but asking is over tore chester heights last night. just a fantastic shot. it is officially full and just about half an hour from now, and sets at 6:00 a.m. this morning. if you're up early i, check it out. it's kind of filtered by high thin clouds. currently 70 degrees in boston. dew points in the low 60s, a light westerly wind. it's not as warmed or humid as 24 hours ago. thead kind of threatening here with some rain from southern berkshire county to connecticut. a lot of this is going to be weakingening. we may get an isolated shower dloong the south coast. but the -- along the south coast. sun and clouds 83 by midday. topping out in the mid to upper 80s through the interior. skies clear out for the ride home. right around 80 at the coast with the sunset at 7:0040. chris, back to you. >> okay. thank you. breaking news overnight.
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state police say a female tractor-trailer driver rear-ended the other truck. she had to be extricated and was taken to the hospital with injuries. the other driver suffered only minor injuries. we'll take a live look at the scene right now. police, as you can see, are still there investigating. again, this is on the pike eastbound this morning right knew exit 10 only one lane is open to traffic right now. we'll continue to follow this one as it will start impacting american swimmers pulled off a plane and told to stay put in brazil. >> it comes amid questions about a reported armed robbery involving them and u.s. swimmer ryan lochte. nicole jacobs is following the developments for us. >> reporter: chris, the alleged armed robbery was big news over the weekend amid some safety concerns at the olympic games. but a brazilian judge has
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their stories. newly released video of two american swimmers as they were taken off their u.s.-bound flight to answer questions of an alleged armed robbery with they two and other swimmers reported being held at gunpoint after leaving a party. >> pulled us over, they pulled out their guns. they told the other swimmers to get down on the ground. >> reporter: a judge is now questioning the account and ordering claiming discrepancies where she says lochte's story shows one robber posing a police officer who stole $400 from him. and james feigen reports they were robbed by several people. and for that, authorities want to know more. we are also getting a closer look at security camera video obtained by the daily mail. the swimmers returning to athletes' village, the judge pointed out their attitude as they arrived. following the alleged crime. noting that they didn't at all seem shaken, given lochte's
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cocked it, put it to my forehead, he said get down. and i was like, i put my hands up, i was like whatever. >> reporter: lochte is now back in the u.s. with the remaining swimmers set to answer more questions today. jack konger and gunnar bentz were the two swimmers taken off the flight. they released a statement reading, in part, they were released by local authorities with the understanding that they would continue their discussions feigen is also -- or i should say feigen is also expected to face more questions today. lochte who is back in the u.s. also continues to cooperative. nbc reported last night, he now says the robber pointed the gun in his direction, rather than at his forehead. in the satellite center, nicole jacobs. a warning this morning about a peeping tom in the back bay.
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ann na is live this morning. >> reporter: a resident in this neighborhood said they caught a peeping tom in the act and called the police. that person has not been caught. now there are posters all over this neighborhood warning people to be vigilant and to be on the lookout. the poster says the peeping tom has been spotted three times in all on marlboro street. police have responded and taken down statements but haven't had any luck catching the suspect. the neighborhood watch alert mugging. it says a woman was robbed and roughed up while walking her dog around 11:00 at night. the flyer also warns people to be on the lookout for a white ford pick-up truck. investigators say they have received many calls from people saying they have seen someone looking in windows. police tell us they have extra resources dedicated to this problem. if you have any information, call police. reporting live in boston, wbz this morning. back to you. >> thank you very much for the
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a convicted sex offender arrested again accused of flashing women. norwood police tell us chad falcone exposed himself to two women in their early 20s near his home tuesday. he's a level two sex offender with a history of exposing himself dating back to 1989. >> quite frankly the neighbors are fed up. this has been going on for years. it's a blight to the neighborhood. fortunately the district court did set high bail. >> a judge ordered falcone held on and developing overnight, a massive wildfire still burning out of control. 60 miles east of los angeles. it's only 4% contained and right now, it's moving closer to a small resort town that's already under evacuation. cbs's tom waite has the latest. >> reporter: the inferno raged on for a second night in san bernadino county. fire crews are paying particular attention to the ski town of wrightwood where flames are
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take care of it, then we can be safe because we -- we've got no place to go. the blue cut fire has already managed to scorch thousands of acres and destroy countless homes. homeowner ron able to return home yesterday to find his dogs safe and his property still standing. >> all these houses across the street are to the ground. everything is burnt to the foundation so i didn't have much hope for our place. but we got -- we were fortunate evacuation order, some homeowners have mixed feelings about leaving their properties. >> it's my home. would you leave your home? >> our cars are lined up and ready to go. >> reporter: kathy of cal fire has warned against staying behind. >> last summer we did lose some people, fire behavior changed and they refused to leave and there were lives lost. >> so far more than 82,000 people have been forced to evacuate. tom waite, cbs news.
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investigating a toddler's death. officers say they were responded to a 911 call on lyndon street just before noon monday. they found a 2-year-old girl unresponsive there. an autopsy is being done to determine how the little girl died. a five week old baby boy home alone in a hot apartment. a surprise visit may have saved his life. a juvenile probation officer was making an unannounced visit to a client on a hot july day. when she arrived she heard a closed and the air conditioning unit was off. that's when she called 911 and first responders broke into the home. >> you know, sobbing and ail and just immediately picked him up and relieved he was okay. he stopped cryingly immediately. but i could feel how warm he was. and he had two blankets on him. >> when the mother returned home, she was arrested for child endangerment.
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cases because of the opoid crisis. there were 661 days just last month. convicted mobster whitey bulger hopes the supreme court will save his life. he is appealing his conviction on murder and other charges. he lost a lower appeal last spring, so the u.s. supreme court is his last option. the chance of bulger's appeal even being heard, though, is slim. and family members of his victims say that's a good thing. >> i think it's a for the taxpayers. i think it's a lot of heartache and headache for the families to keep hearing about it. it's the only thing i admire about the guy, he has no quit in him. >> bulger's appeal centers around a claim that he should have been able to mention a supposed immunity deal from a federal prosecutor who died before the trial. now to campaign 2016. donald trump and his advisers
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candidate met with more than a dozen people at trump tower yesterday. the meeting included his new campaign manager and new ceo. trump also received his first classified intelligence briefing yesterday. today his running mate will take part in a town hall in new hampshire. hillary clinton says trump's decision to shake up his staff will have little impact on the race. campaigning in ohio, clinton mocked the latest shuffle, telling her supporters trump will be trump no matter who is running his a come back victory at the olympics. kerri walsh jennings and april ross went bronze in beach volleyball. they battled back after losing the first set to brazil. the win came less than 24 hours after the pair lost to the other brazilian team in the competition. and a sweep for team usa in the 100 meter hurdles. rollins took gold. her fellow americans aly and christi grabbed the silver and bronze.
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history american bartletta. winning gold in the long jump. he had a career best yesterday defending olympic champian took the silver. bad news for abbey. she won't compete in today's five thundershower meter final. she torn her acl. dag steep know and new zealand athlete made headline after they collided and helped each other let's take a look at the medal count. the u.s. continues to tom nate. we have 93 medals overall, including 30 gold. china is in second place followed by great britain. coming up, new concerns about construction on the long fellow bridge. >> the questions over just how much the project will ultimately cost and who is picking up that tab. >> plus, it could be the future of ride sharing. the local university working on cars that know when and where
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>> we're talking about temperatures coming in the 80s today. some clouds around this morning and isolated shower along the south coast. a beautiful end to the week. what about the weekend? we'll talk about it when we come
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as the sturgeon moon. beautiful, isn't it this morning? it's full in about 15 minutes officially. and then it sets just after 6:00 a.m. it's a beautiful sight. >> do we know. >> i was going to say, do we know why it's called the green corn. >> i'm assuming they start to harvest the corn -- i don't know. i'm totally making it up. >> we'll google it. >> i used to know the full moon names. that one, i don't know. 70 in boston right now. 60 in nash accord. same in plymouth. cool start and a comfortable start to the day. it's in the upper 50s. in norwood middle 60s. it's 69 in nantucket right now. the dew point has dropped too. it's a little humid when you get back to the outer cape. but other than that, very comfortable by august standards. the clouds that you saw in front of that full moon picture, those high thin ones, they get a
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connecticut. where we have areas of rain. it look a little threatening. this will miss us. soly maybe a shower along the south coast. the bulk of the wet weather is going to be missing us to the south. so what we see are the clouds tossed in our direction from that disturbance. there will be a few more that pass by from the north and west later on this afternoon. then the skies clear out. so it's vaerg amounts of sun and clouds. an isolated shower. today m be the case again tomorrow, too. starting with sun and clouds for our friday. there may be an isolated storm but notice the focus, generally -- generally across western massachusetts, maybe connecticut as well. so a dry, mainly dry friday. high pressure kind of nosing in to our north to start the weekend. there will be some thunderstorms, there may be 1 or 2 in western new england, but the farther east you go, mainly dry. we'll get a chance of an isolated storm as we head into the second half of the weekend
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so the humidity in check today. high temperatures well above average. we should be in the mid -- we should be around 80. but we'll be in the mid to upper 80s today. a couple spots may touch 90s. warm, nice, back gnat 80s we go tomorrow. -- back into the jts tomorrow. keeping us cooler. mid to upper 80s for the upcoming weekend. a chance for a thunderstorm later on sunday. there will be more showers and storms on monday, especially in the first half of the day. that cools us off a bright sunshine. looks beautiful on tuesday and wednesday. breaking overnight, police investigating a crash on the mass pike. two tractor-trailers collided around 2:30 this morning. one of the drivers i woman was rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. the other driver suffered only minor injuries. as we have a live look at the pike right now. asking is happening in the eastbound lanes in auburn near exit 10. you can see police are still on the scene. only one lane is open right now. we know repairs to the
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years. now we're hearing the project could be way overbudget too. the state's highway administrator tells the globe, costs will not exceed the $303 million budgeted. but that figure is still almost 20% higher than the initial expected cost. as of now, work is expected to be done in september of 2018. imagine if cars could anticipate when and where you needed a ride. well students and staff at one local university are making a reality. >> ford motor group as partnered up with m.i.ty to test out an on-demand shuttle service. it already knows to pick you up. >> you want to have the vehicle sort of predicting where the people will be so they'll be there before you even, you know, request the ride. >> starting in september, a select group of m.i.t. students and professors will be able to request a ride from one of these cars that look like futuristic
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people as they walk by the vehicle. >> reporter: grad student has been working on the project for two years. >> purpose isn't to track any single person but rather to get a general idea of how people are flowing throughout, say, the campus. >> reporter: by tracking people's patterns overtime, the cars will be able to predict when and where the most pedestrian traffic is on campus. >> so here we have a person being tracked in the camera, and then as he gets drawing his pedestrian paths here. >> reporter: as each car drives, it's collecting data that goes to this portable computer behind the back seat. that information eventually makes its way to ford who says they want to better understand mobility and demand in dense urban areas. >> this is an initial rollout for liker the campus which is sort of a microcosm of what traffic is in general. so by having a small set of vehicles on a small campus, then we can sort of analyze things that could eventually be
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says he's excited to provide an even more reliable way for his classmates to get around. >> we also want to provide a service for m.i.t. so we're imagining students can use this service to get to class, they'll wake up, request a ride, it's there, it picks you up and takes you to class. it can't be late, right? and can't take forever. >> you request the ride through a special app. but only 50 to 100 people will have access right now because it's in a testing phase. having these self-driving cars. so requesting a ride is already pretty easy, right? now it's going to be like, hey we already know you need a ride. >> we just show up. >> they never disappoint at m.i.t. >> thank goodness there are some smart people in the world. >> and they live here. it is 5:20 right now on your thursday morning. the patriots getting ready to take on the bears. >> the familiar face taking the field tonight for chicago and the role he says tom brady has
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winning streak alive. we have the highlights, that's
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. the patriots gearing up for their second preseason game zblont that's right.
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year. it's now up to six. they smoked the orioles last night 8-1. the game was called due to rain. david price was outstanding on the mound. beautiful full moon last night. top of the second, no score. travis shaw. he comes through singling into left center. it's 1-0 red sox. top of the third we go. game tied at 1-1. later. his 20th long ball of the year. third in the last week. it's now 3-1 sox. same score, top of the fifth. runny on. he crushes this one to right. the emphatic two-run shot. his sixth of the year. it's now 5-1 sox. top of the sixth we go. it's big pommy. david ortiz drilling to the gap. they make it 6-1. a bradley two-run double would make it 8-1. meanwhile, david price, solid.
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run aloud. walked no one. struck out four. an encouraging sign right that. rain came after that causing a long rain delay. eventually they would call it off. sox win a rain-shortening game. 8-1 for their sixth straight game. football, patriots, bears wrapped up their days of practice. the good news, there were no fights. the bad news, is gronkowski missed his sec after suffering an injury. brian is now back-up quarterback for the bears. a role he knows all about. he spent his first three seasons backing up tom brady in new england. jimmy g is set to start the regular season games while brady serves his suspension. brady's presence can only help. >> i think -- i mean you have to sit there and watch. that's the biggest thing.
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i remember those years, just trying to sit back and watch and soak up everything, whether it was in the meeting room, on the field, training, whatever it might be. he's such an intense competitor. if you can soak it all up, you know, he just kind of -- you gain it by being around him. >> the place to be for tonight's preseason match-up between the pats and bears, starting with all access at 7:30. kick off is at 8:00. cannot wait for the g that's sports for now. guys, over to you. still to come in the next half hour, a wbz exclusive. >> a young woman seriously hurt in a hit-and-run crash at patriot place. what the driver told her before she took off. >> this is john keller it's yet another pivot for the trump campaign as they staff up for a return to be unscripted donald. why that's such a risky bet when
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. breaking right now at 5:30. two american swimmers detained in rio. why they were pulled off a plane and told to stay put in brazil. >> and warning signs posted in one boston neighborhood. the concerns this morning about a peeping tom. >> plus donald trump making some changes to his campaign. what it means for his strategy going forward. . welcome bac >> thanks so much for joining us. it is thursday, august 18th, we want to get you right over to danielle with a check of the forecast. going to be a nice one. >> it's going to be very nice. there are some clouds around this morning. but we're talking about at least increasing sunshine through the day. 90 as warm as we were 24 hours ago. the dew point has dropped as well. the air is going to be comfortable through the day today. we have some 60s and 50s on the
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middle 60s on cape cod. a lot of clouds around this morning. there's some rain on the map as well. but a lot of this is going to be weakening as it continues to press east. so i can't rule out a shower here across rhode island. bristol, plymouth county by mid to late morning. after that, the skies will clear out. sunrise coming up at 5:55. again, partial sunshine, temperatures climb to 83 by midday, lunch hour. sun and clouds, it will be warm. near 80 on the sunset at 7:40. we'll take you through the weekend coming up. >> thank you very much, danielle. let's take a live look for you this morning. volume is moving along pretty well this morning so far. a little bit of volume on the lever connector as well. but so far so good out there on the major highways. we do want to tell you about this breaks story. police are investigating a crash. this is in auburn. two tractor-trailers collided around 2:30 this morning.
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rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. the other driver only suffered minor injuries. we'll take a live look at the scene for you. asking is the mass pike eastbound in auburn. right near exit ten this morning. police still on scene right now and only one lane is opened. so that will impact your morning commute. also breaking overnight, three swimmers expected to speak with police in brazil today. they're investigating the reported robbery involving them and teammate ryan lochte. tw flight last night. lochte is standing by his story although he has changed some of the details about what happened. checking our other top stories. a warning for residents in back bay. these signs posted telling people to watch out for a peeping tom. police have gotten numerous reports about a man lurking and looking in windows on marlborough street. that man may be driving a white ford pick-up truck. anyone with information is asked to call boston police.
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flashing women. norwood police tell us chad falcone exposed himself to two women in their early 20s near his home on tuesday. he's a level two sex offender with a history of exposing himself tating back to -- dating back to 1989. he's held on $10,000 cash bail. it's been a week and a half since vanessa marcotte's murder and we've now learned princeton police have turned over their records to state police. investigators say they have received more than 800 tips since marcotte's body was found. police say home. police think marcotte fought with her killer who they say would have bruises and scrapes. now to a wbz exclusive. foxboro police are looking for the driver who hit a young woman in the parking lot of patriot place and then took off. shelby bradley was hit around 6:00 tuesday evening. she says the driver stopped, she said she would be back, then she drove away. the 21-year-old suffered injuries to her face and a bruised femur. >> it happened really fast.
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car. >> police are looking at surveillance video. the driver was a middle-aged woman with blonde air. over to campaign 2016. and some shake-ups for donald trump's campaign. this morning, our john keller takes a closer look at what the changes mean for trump going forward. >> gfrjts morning. by now you've heard about the big shake up in the campaign which includes the hiring of of a top executive from brightbart.com. what does this tell us about the direction trump might pursue? brightbart.com is where you go if you like your news with a hardcore right-wing attitude. on brightbart.com, the country is always on the brink of coming apart. ominous muslim connections loom around every corner. if hillary clinton doesn't quite
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that seems unfair to satan. underhis guidance, the site has becoming one of the leading media boosters of the trump. and according to reports, the changes stem from trump's frustration over being pushed to run a more scripted conventional presidential campaign ned of the ad-libbed gorilla operation that made mincemeat of the republican primaries. i am who i am trump said the other day as this shake-up was in the works. and the word is he intends to return to the mix of unste that worked so well once upon a time. one problem, that formula hasn't been working for some time. the insults and red meat rhetoric and off-messages digressions that worked so well in the crowded primaries have proven to be a huge turnoff in the much wider, more diverse in the general election universe. everywhere i go, people -- everywhere i go, is people ask me does trump really want to win
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question off. but unless this works for trump, i may have to reevaluate. share your take with me at e-mail or twitter. a scare for one private pilot flying over martha's vineyard when they were intercepted by two f-15 fighter jets. why? well there's restricted airspace while president obama is in town. norad saidhi nantucket airport. still ahead, more people taking to the sky. >> plus the happy meal toy being pulled from mcdonald's. the safety concerns this morning when we come back. . >> plus there are fliers hanging all over the back bay warning residents to be on the the look out for a peeping tom.
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. welcome back. more people hitting the skies for labor day, plus a special honor for the final five. >> and safety concerns about a happy meal toy. jill wagner is live from the new money watch. >> reporter: good morning. mcdonald's is no longer give out activity trackers in its happy meals. the company says it received reports that some kids were getting skin irritations. mcdonald's says it's investigating the issue and will give out another toy instead. more people are heading to their labor day destination by air. it expects american air travel to rise 4% between august 31st and september 6th.
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they're down about 6% this year. airlines are offering more flights. and it isn't just wheatie's that wants to feature olympians. kellogg's is getting on the action. simone biles is on the cover of the new gold medal edition. on the other side, all five members of the women's gymnastics team. chris and brianna. >> i'm thinking that mcdonald's should maybe just stay the whole fitness aspect there. i'm not sure it's a great activity. >> activity tracker you have to watch out for it. >> yeah. . >> reporter: although, mcdonald's very popular with the olympic athletes. >> very true, jill. very true. we'll see you you tomorrow morning. well coming up, why you could be seeing more ants in your yard. >> plus, responding to drought conditions across the state. the governor getting ready to unveil his plan. >> also, american olympic
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ongoing investigation an an alleged armed robbery. i'll have the details coming up. four hundred million dollars. that's how much charter schools will drain from massachusetts public schools this year. four hundred million siphoned from local districts that desperately need it. four hundred million that won't fund more science and technology, arts or preschool, four hundred million unavailable to the ninety-six percent of students who don't attend charter schools. let's improve public schools for all students, not just a select few.
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. a rush to the rescue paying off. a little raccoon got his head stuck in a sewer drain yesterday. animal control helped police and workers free the animal. it was a success.
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i'm assuming you probably told them to use that, right, because you're look the raccoon pro. >> you didn't believe me. there's a picture of me -- >> it's true. >> high-fiving the raccoon. seriously. they're cool. i stay away from them up here. >> you're the raccoon wisperer. >> i like that. danielle is here this morning. let's get back on track. >> i don't know how i feel about that picture, chris. i don't know. >> come on. >> i'm just saying. anyway. >> we'll discu >> have you had shots and everything. 70 degrees in boston. we have some 50s on the map this morning. low 60s lawrence. 64 in marsh field. not nearly as warm or humid as we were at this time yesterday. dew points, in fact, are in the 50s to low 60s. pretty comfortable by august standards. the humidity is going to stay relatively low. a lot of green on the map, right? coming through connecticut, looks a little bit threatening here, but a lot of this wet
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it continues to slide east, obviously i can't rule out a little bit of wet weather in terms of a shower. bristol, plymouth county back over to cape county. there's another disturbance coming in from the north and west. that may spark an isolated shower today. i think most of us won't see it, in fkt. so what we get here in southern new england is a blend of sun and clouds. we'll be in and out of them today. by the evening, we mainly clear the skies out. so any activities this evening are good to go. i know we haveil fenway. we have the patriots preseason game. no weather-related issues. tomorrow looks good too. an isolated shower or storm once again most of it won't see it. it will be a blend of sun and clouds. saturday morning starting with some low clouds. that will part for sunshine. thunderstorms back across to the west. western new england may get into 1 or 2, highs today, mid to
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bedford today, low 70s. southern new hampshire 1 or 2 spots will touch it. 80s for the wooster hills. and low 80s for most of us on cape cod. patriots stadium tonight. 8:00 kick off. mostly clear. looks pleasant. temperatures cooling through the upper 70s. a light wind from the south southwest. most of us will dip into the 60s eventually overnight tonight. about 71 down down -- downtown. highs back in the 80s sea breeze at the coast. the wind light enough out of the northwest we get low 80s right at the coastline and beaches. fiona, by the way is now a tropical storm. it was a depression yesterday. tropical depression 6 as now -- has now strengthened. fiona is fraftd to stay a tropical storm right on through the upcoming weekend. this is by tuesday of next week. still way out in the atlantic. well south and east of bermuda. going to be staying out, a little storm for the fishies
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weekend. could be a late-day thunderstorm on sunday. a few more showers and storms to start next week. cool us off a bit. looks beautiful, though with sunshine right around 80 on tuesday and wednesday. >> let's get a live look right now at our traffic cameras on the expressway. this is by the bass tanks. things are actually moving really great for this time in the morning. usually we start to see the morning commute really slow down. no accidents or any closures to tell you about right now. well breaking o mass pike. two tractor-trailers collided around 2:30 this morning. one of the drivers, a woman, was rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. the other driver suffered only minor jurors injuries. we have a look on the scene. this is near exit 10. you can see that police are still on the scene. you can see the damage there to that tractor-trailer, only one lane is getting by right now. we'll keep you updated if it opens. a warning in the back bay
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off a flight in order to stay in bra still. our top stories begin with that breaking news. >> live in the stat light center with more on those overnight breaking details. you're looking at newly released video of the two swimmers leaving the airport early this morning. they were taken off their u.s.-bound flight to face more questions surrounding an alleged armed robbery that also involved ryan lochte and james feigen. a judge is now callingnt there are discrepancies. coming up at 6:00, new information from the swimmers' defense attorney and how lochte is slightly changing his accounts. nicole jacobs, wbz this morning. we're live in the back bay where there are flyers posted all over the neighborhood warning people to be on the lookout for a peeping tom. the poster says the peeping tom has been spotted three times in all near marlborough street, police have responded and taken
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any luck catching the suspect. the alert also warns neighbors of a recent mugging on this street. it says a woman was robbed and roughed up while walking her dog around 11:00 at night. how police are responding, coming up. live in boston, wbz this morning. police are asking for help finding a person who stabbed a man to death in east boston. the victim was a man in his 20s. police say he was stabbed just before 7:00 wednesday morning outside a home on paris stree confronted the suspect and there was some kind of altercation. several good samaritans rushed in to try to help. transit police hope someone will recognize this man accused of attacking a t worker at the hey market station last saturday. take a close look at these photos. if you recognize him, you should call transit police. a 61-year-old carlyle man is hospitalized after he was hist by a electric while riding his bike. it happened yesterday morning.
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injuries. police say the cyclist had the right of way and the driver could face charges. a massachusetts man charged with driving as much as 119 miles an hour on the stretch of 93. state police say the man wasn't just driving fast, they say he was weaving recklessly in and out of traffic. he will be back in court next month. police are searching for the thieves who stole 20 pairs of high-end sunglasses from a store in they were valued at $6,000. police say thieves used cell phone to communicate during the crime. if you recognize these men, call the police. the virginia man who climbed trump tower with suction cups is being held on $10,000 bail. prosecutors say 19-year-old steven rogata waited until his parents were out of town and then drove to new york city. he used suction cups to climb to the fifth floor to the 21st
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trump. his attorney calls the stunt, quote, profoundly stupid. well if your home or business has been affected by the drought, you'll find today what the state will do to help. this afternoon, governor baker will detail the state's response so far. the entire region has suffered from lower than normal conditions and most of massachusetts and parts of new hampshire are under a warning. and if you've noticed more ants in your kitchen the last few days, you're not alone.in globe drought conditions are forcing ants to look for water and other places like your sink or dishwasher. your best bet to get rid of them, don't spray, instead use baited food traps. the our recent strep of hot weather is forcing the pilgrim nuclear plant to cut down on operations. the temperature of the bay water which is used to cool the reactors is now too warm. to compensate officials powered down the plant. this is the third time in the plant's 44-year history they've
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local environmental groups are concerned about invasive algae blooms in bays near osterville, this water is normally crystal clear but it's not now. the blooms are much bigger than in years past and you can blame the hot, humid weather on that much the algae is thriving -- choking the water ways with nitrogen. it's bad news for fish. overt weekend as many as 75 fish died there in the water. on the health watch, medical schools are seeing an increase in the number donated to science. that's good news for medical students and researchers who will have more access to practice being neekz or test new devices. the increase is attributed to the cost of a funeral as well as growing acceptance of the practice. well it turns out we are what our mom's eat. a new study finds what a woman eats during pregnancy has an effect on her child's future behavior. scientists from king's college
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high-sugar diet to an increase in adhd. air new zealand challenging james car done. >> they want the late late show host to do cockpit cary oak i. in a new video upload -- up loaded, they're asking the airline to consider it. carpool cary oak i has become a huge hit. everyone from adele and gwen stefani to michelle obama has been a part of all the f passengers, especially when you're not having fun on the airplane. you're stuck on the tarmac. >> do they do it through the cockpit speakers or do they have -- >> gosh, that will be fun. if it happens, send us a video. still to come, a memorable appointment in new bedford. >> the toothache sending a 270-pound bear to the dentist.
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a wild appointment in new bedford as a bear heads to the dentist. >> doesn't sound fun. >> the staff at the buttonwood zoo were focused on keeping the patient sedated. ursula was wheeled in to get a tooth pulled yesterday. the root of that tooth was five inches long. zoo employees say she will be a lot more comfortable now that the toon is gone -- tooth is gone. >> the keepers are very experienced, but they know their animals. so we watch their food intake,
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the keepers picked up on it. >> she is scene years old. she came to new bedford after she was orphaned in virginia. >> glad she's feeling better today. keep it right here to wbz this morning.
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. good morning. it's 6:00 right now. thanks so much for joining you us. >> it's thursday august 18th. we're following several breaking stories. first on the auburn, it's impact being the morning comme. swimmers from the u.s. detained in rio. the pair pulled from a plane as investigators in brazil question their account of a robbery. >> and developing news this morning, a california community is on edge as raging flames move dangerously closer to their homes. >> those stories, plus a warning for women in the back bay. but first we want to get over to danielle who is here to look at our day. nice morning. >> it's been a gorgeous sunrise this morning.
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